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An apprentice learns from their mentor
Youth apprenticeships can provide students with valuable work experience and earnings to help them weather an unsteady labor market.
Woman works from home
Three lessons from the 2007-2009 Great Recession can help the workforce recover.
Maria Mora came to find information about her claim but found the California State Employment Development Department was closed due to coronavirus concerns on Thursday, May 14, 2020 in Canoga Park, CA.
In April 2020, unemployment rates increased in all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
The unemployment rate skyrocketed to 14.7 percent, and employers cut 20.5 million jobs.
Evidence shows paid time off for workers with serious medical conditions, combined with evidence-based return to work services, is key to supporting workers’ health, public health, and economic security.
Research shows paid sick leave reduces the spread of disease, lowers worker absenteeism, and supports preventive medicine.
"We must treat workers with the same value that we attribute to their work."
Employers in a position to rebuild have an important opportunity to promote equity and make progress toward long-term solutions to workplace harassment.
The crisis has drawn much needed attention to the gaps in workplace protections for millions of Americans in precarious jobs.
Early planning could bring economic security to workers, help businesses, and provide useful services to communities as the nation recovers.

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